Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, February 16, 1957

Southend United Swindon Town
S.McCrory (45')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  8,397   Referee:  R.G. Warke


1
THREADGOLD
2
WILLIAMSON
3
ANDERSON
4
DUTHIE
5
STIRLING
6
LAWLER
7
HOLLIS
8
MCCRORY
9
THOMSON
10
BARON
11
MCGUIGAN
1
BURTON
2
CROSS
3
EARL
4
FOUNTAIN
5
JACK
6
PEMBERY
7
OWEN
8
RICHARDS
9
MICKLEWRIGHT
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Harry THREADGOLD
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Arthur WILLIAMSON
                 
Jim CROSS
2
3
Sandy ANDERSON
                 
Stan EARL
3
4
Jim DUTHIE
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
4
5
Jimmy STIRLING
                 
Vince JACK
5
6
Jimmy LAWLER
                 
Gordon PEMBERY
6
7
Roy HOLLIS
                 
Maurice OWEN
7

8
Sammy MCCRORY  
               
John RICHARDS
8

9
Jimmy THOMSON
                 
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
9
10
Kevin BARON
                 
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Johnny MCGUIGAN
                 
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, February 16, 1957: League Table

 
  Colchester United 0 - 0 Ipswich Town  
  Coventry City 3 - 2 Torquay United  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 2 Gillingham  
  Exeter City 1 - 3 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Newport County 2 - 2 Walsall  
  Northampton Town 5 - 1 Brentford  
  Plymouth Argyle 3 - 3 Watford  
  Queens Park Rangers 0 - 1 Aldershot  
  Reading 2 - 2 Shrewsbury Town  
  Southend United 1 - 0 Swindon Town  

Table as at Saturday, February 16, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Colchester United 33 18 8 7 69 40 1.73 44 
2 Torquay United 32 16 9 7 59 51 1.16 41 
3 Ipswich Town 32 15 7 10 70 40 1.75 37 
4 Southampton 29 15 6 8 49 30 1.63 36 
5 Northampton Town 33 14 8 11 54 44 1.23 36 
6 Reading 31 14 7 10 58 50 1.16 35 
7 Shrewsbury Town 31 10 14 7 48 51 0.94 34 
8 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 30 12 9 9 57 38 1.50 33 
9 Walsall 33 11 11 11 60 50 1.20 33 
10 Brighton and Hove Albion 33 12 9 12 57 54 1.06 33 
11 Queens Park Rangers 31 12 9 10 42 41 1.02 33 
12 Newport County 28 10 11 7 39 30 1.30 31 
13 Southend United 31 11 8 12 47 48 0.98 30 
14 Millwall 29 12 6 11 49 59 0.83 30 
15 Watford 31 12 5 14 54 54 1.00 29 
16 Aldershot 32 11 7 14 58 68 0.85 29 
17 Brentford 31 10 9 12 49 59 0.83 29 
18 Gillingham 33 9 11 13 45 59 0.76 29 
19 Plymouth Argyle 31 10 7 14 45 53 0.85 27 
20 Crystal Palace 31 8 11 12 43 51 0.84 27 
21 Exeter City 32 8 10 14 41 53 0.77 26 
22 Coventry City 31 9 8 14 44 62 0.71 26 
23 Swindon Town 32 10 3 19 49 79 0.62 23 
24 Norwich City 32 5 11 16 42 64 0.66 21 

Key: Promotion Re-election